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I’m about to go watch some of the lights fo culture/theater etc in the Seattl area have a badmitten battle royal. Umm… How cool is that! This is the link to the amaizing number of organization participating in this event… cool.
Timeline of Science Fiction Inventions →
libraryland: enringed: Kudos! This is amazing work. yes cool!
the leaves are changing & so can you. NEW SCHOOL. NEW JOB. NEW LOVE. NEW...– you are remarkable (via silentsigh) (via stayperky)
stayperky: bringmethathorizon: draco and the...
(via fuckyeahjgl) Funiest interview ever… (fangirl moment done now.)
The human brain isn’t equipped to house thoughts of this humbling enormity....– Charlie Brooker - Excerpt from “Contemplating the scale of the universe makes a mockery of household chores” (via invaderxan)
proofmathisbeautiful: macmankev: by Julie Kane They say two photons fired through a slit stay paired together to the end of time; if one is polarized to change its spin, the other does a U-turn on a dime, although they fly apart at speeds of light and never cross each other’s paths again, like us, a couple in the seventies, divorced for almost thirty years since then. Tonight a Red Sox batter...
oldhollywood: Bernard Herrmann - Prelude/Outer...
travors: I can’t decide if this is funny, impressive or the creepiest thing I’ve ever seen. I vote all of the above… when fanboys/girls attack FTW.
HOW TO: Write a Novel Using the Web →
libraryland: mashable: It took five years for Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone to go from idea to finished manuscript, but the results have very clearly been nothing short of spectacular. Perhaps… Excellent tools to keep in mind for NaNoWriMo this year… maybe THIS is the year of my writing a novel… I doubt it, but who knows.
Picture an entire city, a modern, wealthy place, in the richest country in the...– (via a-lasoul) (via libraryland) At least in my neighborhood it was only a week of furlough… but it does bode ill for the future. I know the library in not essencial like firefighters & police, but after doctors it’s the other thing an area MUST have to be civilized.
I want to thank anyone who spends part of their day creating. I don’t care if...– Steven Soderbergh (via darbyb) (via kimilo) (via yourfavoriteredhead) (via bugseatbooks) (via booklover)
The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must...– Jane Austen (Northanger Abbey) (via worldofbooks) (via ilovereadingandwriting) (via booklover)
ragbag: this week’s f-words are more properly f-clichés. of particular interest to yorrs tru-ly are fossil words (such as fettle and fraught) that now only exist in the english language because these idioms have preserved them like frogs in formaldehyde. fall head over heals: to enter an activity so thoroughly as to be almost helpless. the head is normally over the heels, so the term would seem...
How do you know who to follow?
I know immediately who to follow when I follow a link to their tumblr and immediately want to reblog 2 or more of their posts. Also if the content makes me laugh for more than 10 seconds or their images take my breath away. Or if the things they obsess on are the things I want to obsess on. How do you pick who to follow?
A joker is a little fool who is different from everyone else. He’s not a club,...– Jostein Gaarder (The Solitaire Mystery) (via sensedelirium) (via booklover) And when you remove the joker, the jester, the fool, who is there to tell the emperor he has no cloths? Who else dares? The oursider is essencial and why when s/he is embraced in games or in culture is very often the most...
Isn’t it odd how much fatter a book gets when you’ve read it several times? As...– Inkspell - Cornelia Funke (via nowherewarm) (via weasleys) (via breathsoftruth) (via hopeful-y) (via booklover) I do not agree with part two. I do not find my younger self in familiar re-reads I truly discover my currently self. I notice differences in perception that I never notice until I...